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DeVictoria vs Moon On Feb 8

Jr. Welterweight Lenny DeVictoria will now take on Derrick Moon in the main event of an eight bout card at The Legendary Blue Horizon in Philadelphia on Friday night February 8th. DeVictoria was originally supposed to fight Carlos Cisneros. When Cisneros fell out, Moon jumped at the opportunity to fight at The Legendary Blue Horizon..

Moon, 12-15-1 with two knockouts is a mirror image of DeVictoria in terms of his ring ledger. Like DeVictoria, Moon has fought fighters with gaudy records and the combined records of the fifteen men who beat were 156-15-5.

DeVictoria, 10-10 with three knockouts is coming off the his grueling knockout over Elad Shmouel (18-1) last December 7th at The Legendary Blue Horizon

That fight was termed as the “PHILLY FIGHT OF THE YEAR FOR 2007” & can be viewed at:

http://www.legendarybluehorizon.com/video/interview_Dec_2007_svd.htm

The co-feature will be an “Old-School” Philly Middleweight battle between Gee Cullmer and Joe Christy,

Cullmer, 12-1 with three knockouts is a Legendary Blue Horizon favorite and will battle Christy who despite his record of 8-12-3 (2) brings a loyal fan following who appreciate Christy’s face-forward brawling style.

In a six round Cruiserweight bout, Ran Nakash of Haifa, Israel will risk his undefeated record at 10-0 with six knockouts when he takes on the experienced Ray Ruiz of Passaic, New Jersey. Ruiz is 6-8-3 with four stoppages.

Hard hitting Middleweight, Naji Murray, 2-0 with one knockout takes on debuting Mario Mina of New York.

In a cruiserweight affair, Kamarah Pasley will look to get into the win column following his controversial decision loss on December 7th when he tussles with Ahmed Samir of Egypt.

In a Featherweight battle, Tavon Walker will make his pro debut in front of the hometown fans when he takes on Darrell Martin (1-1) of Baltimore

In two bouts where Philadelphia meets Brooklyn, Jules Edmonds of Philly battles Shavris Buie in a Jr. Welterweight bout and undefeated Gerald Smith (1-0) takes on Elias Castillo in a Jr. Lightweight bout.

Come celebrate a special night of boxing with former heavyweight contender and star of film & television, Randall “Tex” Cobb.

Ticket prices for this great night of boxing are $200 for Queen Seating, $125 for Presidential seats, $65 for VIP, $55 for Ringside, and $45 for General Admission and can be purchased by calling The Legendary Blue Horizon at 1-215-763-0500 or by logging on to comcasttix.com. Doors open at 6:30 PM / 1st bout begins at 7:30 PM

The Legendary Blue Horizon is located at 1314 North Broad Street in Philadelphia, PA

Article posted on 01.02.2008



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